After launching it in China, Xiaomi brings the new Redmi 3s and 3s Prime in India. Both the smartphone comes at an attractive price of 6999 INR and 8999 INR. Both the device will be coming in three colour variant- Gold, Silver and Grey. The major difference between Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime is the first one comes with 2GB RAM/16GB storage and another with 3GB RAM/32GB storage and fingerprint sensor.
Both the smartphone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (4×1.4GHz Cortex A53 + 4×1.1GHz Cortex A53) processor and Adreno 505 GPU. There is 16GB/32GB on internal storage and an expandable Hybrid Slot of 128GB. It features 5-inch HD IPS display with 1280×720 pixel resolution.
The Redmi 3s and 3s Prime will be running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 7.5 out of the box. It is packed with 4100mAh of battery and still just weigh 144gms which is quiet light. There is 13-megapixel rear facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and LED flash. The front panel is equipped with 5-megapixel camera. Both the Redmi 3s variant is 4G LTE and voLTE enabled (micro + hybrid/nano). Other connectivity options are Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1 and USB OTG.
Company has decided to do open sale unlike the flash sale they do. The first sale is on 9th August 12PM for Redmi 3s Prime and second on 16th August 2PM for both Redmi 3s device, on Mi.com and Flipkart.